Living Planet: Breaking up with coal in Germany
| 05:11 mins.
Germany recently closed its last black coal mines, but continues to extract and burn lignite. Although the country has pledged to move away from coal-power, how long will it take? The government is planning a phaseout, but how will it affect people in the Rhineland region in the west of Germany, who live and work in one of the country’s key coal-producing areas?